Mr Simon Buchanan



Simon has over fourteen years of practice as an environmental scientist in consulting, research, and government organisations. His experience relates to various aspects of environmental activities for development, construction, and mining and has worked at numerous projects across Queensland, Northern Territory, and New South Wales.
Simon is recognised as a Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS Stage 2) and a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC).

From 2012 to 2014 Simon was appointed as a member of the Strategic Cropping Land Science and Technical Implementation Committee which provided independent scientific and technical advice on soil and land resources in relation to the implementation of the Strategic Cropping Land (SCL) policy to the Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Mines. In 2014 Simon became a member of the Queensland Government-Industry Working Group for Soil Science.

Simon is also a Past President of the Soil Science Australia Qld Branch.

Self Nominated Expertise

Soil assessments for EISs, environmental authorities, and development approvals, including strategic cropping land, land suitability, and good quality agricultural land, acid sulphate soils, contaminated land, erosion and sediment control, and disturbed land rehabilitation


MPhil(Disturbed Land Rehabilitation), BLandResSci(Hons)



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